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| Artashat, Lusarat, Armenia
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Reviewed 10 October 2014

If you go on a clear day you get a great view of Mount Ararat and the border, we were lucky and it was great and very peaceful.

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Our guide Vrezh provided the historic and religious significance of this site while driving here. We knew it was a must see but hearing about St, Grigor's tribulations provided a significant understanding of Armenian history. Unfortunately Mt. Ararat was clouded over that morning but the...More

Thank ZZMimi
Reviewed 4 October 2014

It is very important to visit this place while you are in Armenia! It is difficult to go down the pit but you have to, it is an extraordinary feeling to be there once you know the true story of this place.

Thank azad_mitri
Reviewed 23 September 2014

Khor Virap is some 40 minutes out of Yerevan by marshrutka - it's a pleasant enough local ride and the final 20-minute walk to the site is fun. The monastery itself is a stunner as it is the last building on the Armenian side of...More

3  Thank cosima b
Reviewed 7 September 2014

We arrived at Khor Virap as a wedding started, and were delighted to be welcomed to watch, and even were given some wedding cake! The monastery sits in a stunning location, Mount Ararat was reasonably clearly visible. Superb.

1  Thank mariamush
Reviewed 5 September 2014

The monastery setting is picturesque (more impressive than the buildings themselves) as you get a beautiful view of the snow-capped Ararat. It gives you a sharp sense of 'the lost homeland' which is very moving.

1  Thank Rosa T
Reviewed 3 September 2014

I was overwhelmed with what I saw, it was difficult to go down the pit, but it was worth the trouble.

1  Thank Jacqueline A
Reviewed 2 September 2014

It's very popular tourism destination in Armenia, which is located in Ararat plain near the Turkish border and the sacred mountain of Ararat in front of it. it’s the mountain on which Noah’s Ark is believed to have landed after the Great Flood; remainders of...More

1  Thank Diana A
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Khor Virap is one of the most popular monastery all of the christian people. This is that place when Grigor Lusavorich imprisoned for 13 years.

2  Thank Tathevik Z
Reviewed 30 August 2014

The monastery at which St Grigor was imprisoned when he returned to Armenia to preach, this monastery has a dramatic position in the shadow of Mount Ararat. I was very lucky and the cloud cleared and we had a great view of the mountain. This...More

Thank matthow
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Mandy C
24 January 2015|
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Response from Manvel A | Reviewed this property |
Dear Mandy, It is not snowing in April, it is a perfect spring time there. maybe it will rain, but not snow. There is a steep staircase to reach the monastery, but there is also a driveway. VisitArm tour agency offers... More